The court case at the center of this story was based upon the sensational real life case between Lee Marvin
and his live in girlfriend Michelle Triola
. This episode was produced soon after her heavily publicized lawsuit against Marvin concluded in April 1979 with a judgment in her favor (which an appeals court would subsequently throw out). See more
This is Jim Rockford. At the tone leave your name and message, I'll get back to you.
Pals of Jim
[Beeep and drunken men begin to sing
We're down at Hennessey's Bar, Jim, having a great kazoo. You better get down here quick, Jim, or we'll come and sing up your flue! Ha ha ha...